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Local bank stocks hold steady

After plunging by a $1.50 per share in trading Wednesday, Cortland Bancorp stood pat on Thursday, remaining at $21.25 per share at the close of trading Thursday. First Niles Financial also remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 13th day in a row.

Cortland Bancorp plunges in Wednesday trading

Cortland Bancorp plunged in trading Wednesday, losing $1.50 per share to close at $21.25 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 12th day in a row.

Cortland Bancorp surges Tuesday

Cortland Bancorp made a huge jump in trading Tuesday, gaining $1.24 per share to close at $22.75. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 11th day in a row.

Cortland Bancorp bounces back slightly in trading

Cortland Bancorp gained back a penny of the 45 cents it lost in trading Friday to close Monday at $21.51 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 10th day in a row.

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp lost 45 cents in trading Friday to close at $21.50 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the ninth day in a row.

Local stocks unchanged

Cortland Bancorp held steady Thursday to close at $21.95 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 a share for the eighth day in a row.

Local bank stocks yield mixed results

After holding steady two days in a row, Cortland Bancorp lost 25 cents in trading Wednesday to close at $21.95 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 7th day in a row.

Local bank stocks hold steady in Monday trading

After up-and-down trading last week, Cortland Bancorp shares stood pat Monday, closing at $22.20 per share, the same price it ended at last week. First Niles Financial also remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the fifth day in a row.

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Bank stocks hold steady

After a week of up-and-down trading, Cortland Bancorp shares stabilized Friday to close at $22.20 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial held steady for a fourth day in a row to close at $9.11 per share.

Cortland Bancorp stock plummets

After gaining 54 cents in trading earlier this week, Cortland Bancorp shares plummeted in trading Thursday, closing at $22.20 per share. First Niles Financial held steady for a third day in a row to close at $9.11 per share.

Local bank stocks mixed

Cortland Bancorp surged in trading Tuesday, gaining 54 cents to close at $23.10 per share. After losing nine cents on Monday, First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.11 per share.

Bank stocks mixed in Wednesday trading

After surging 54 cents in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp lost a dime on Wednesday, closing at $23 per share. First Niles Financial held steady for a second day in a row to close at $9.11 per share.

First Niles loses, Cortland gains

To finish a roller-coaster trading day, Cortland Bancorp gained a penny Monday to finish at $22.56 per share. First Niles Financial lost nine cents to close at $9.11 per share.

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